29th March 2017

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Special children can play an active role in society's uplift: Sherpao

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Senior Minister for Social Welfare and Irrigation Sikandar Hayat Khan Sherpao has said that Allah Almighty has bestowed a number of capabilities to special children and if these capacities were used properly, they could play active role in development of society.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-03-29/lahore/10627/76305


‘Inter-college, inter-division competitions are a must’

In an attempt to promote co-curricular activities among female colleges of the province, KP Govt organized inter-college and inter-division competitions, in which female colleges from all over the province took part.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-03-29/lahore/10627/76295


Teachers penalised for Rs 1.9 billion, awarded for Rs 1.5 billion

In the past 3 years, the K-P government has penalised absent teachers and officer of Education Department and has also awarded teachers on their good performance.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-03-29/page-3/detail-13


Private schools should focus on character building: Dr Hafiz Muhammad Ibrahim

District Education Officer Dr Hafiz Ibrahim Khan said that private schools should focus on teaching children to respect each other rather than make them materialistic.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104106176&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170329  

Peshawar Board should be investigated: Abdul Hameed Afridi

President K-P Professors and Lecturers Association, Abdul Hameed Afridi said that due to bad mannerism of officers and expelling of controller examinations, the provincial government should investigate Peshawar Board.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104106560&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170329


Extracurricular activites at Frontier College for Women

Several sport competitions were held at Frontier College for Women.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104106595&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170329


Forward Model School and Girls College Results Announced

Forward Model School and Girls College have announced their annual results and prizes were distributed amongst position holders.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104106597&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170329


Student awarded

Student of Elizabeth Girl High School, Ayesha Malik, has received 86.2% in nursery class.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104106567&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170329  



963 schools in Balochistan not functional

Despite an education emergency imposed by the provincial government, 963 schools out of more than 13,000 schools in the province are yet to be made functional. Secretary Education Balochistan Shan ul Haq termed the lack of building and teacher as the main cause behind non-functioning school.

Complete Story: https://www.dawn.com/news/1323394/963-schools-in-balochistan-not-functional

Complete Story: http://nationalcourier.pk/country/963-balochistan-schools-non-functional/


Government taking steps for education in far flung areas: Nawab Muhammed Khan Shahwani

Minister S&GAD Nawab Shahwani said that students of Balochistan are very talented but due to lack of facilities, they are unable to perform well.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/290114-todays-print-city-news


Adequate resources are being used for education provision: ACS

Additional Chief Secretary, Dr Umar Khan Babar said that on the orders of CM and Governor Balochistan, adequate resources are being used for education provision.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/290108-todays-print-city-news


Transfer of teachers is a conspiracy against students: Pakistan Railway Workers Association

Divisional leaders of Pakistan Railway Workers Association said that transfer of teachers from schools such as DDO Chilton Town and Boys Model School Railway Colony, Quetta, is a conspiracy against students.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104106013&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170329



Marvi on a mission: From earning six-figure salary in Islamabad to teaching children in Hunza village

The idea of quitting your job to dedicate yourself to a cause is often romanticised and easier said than done. Especially, when the job one is quitting comes with a six-figure salary and immense career growth. 

Complete Story: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1368404/marvi-mission-earning-six-figure-salary-islamabad-teaching-children-hunza-village/




‘S&T education to help create pool of skilled manpower’ – President Mamnoon Hussain

President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday stressed the need for the provision of quality education to the youths, especially in the fields of engineering and science and technology, to create a pool of skilled manpower in the country, and said it would strengthen national economy.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/195216-ST-education-to-help-create-pool-of-skilled-manpower

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/business/28-Mar-2017/mamnoon-underscores-importance-of-science-technology-education

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/president-stresses-quality-education-in-engineering-science-and-technology/

Complete Story: https://www.app.com.pk/president-stresses-quality-education-in-engineering-science-technology/

Complete Story: https://www.pakistanpoint.com/en/pakistan/news/president-stresses-quality-education-in-engin-119277.html


President for greater focus on early childhood care and education

President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday called for laying greater focus on children brought-up at an early age for promoting a healthy society and ensuring a better future of the young generation.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-03-29/lahore/10619/76255

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/3-29-2017/page8.asp

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/3-29-2017/page14.asp


1,000 positions vacant at FDE institutes

While a large number of daily wages employees are running from pillar to post, over 1,000 positions of different cadres are lying vacant in the various educational institutions of the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) for the last many years.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-03-29/lahore/10619/76248


Survey to be conducted for establishing new schools

Minister CADD Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhary, after talking to people in NA-49, gave the decision to conduct a survey for establishing new schools in the area.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/290128-todays-print-city-news


Promotion of 2,000 teachers delayed

Due to certain errors in seniority lists, promotion of 2,000 teachers has been delayed.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/290121-todays-print-city-news

AIOU extends admissions date until April 7

The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has extended the last date of current admission to its Matric to postgraduate-level programmes till April 7 with nominal late fee.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-03-29/lahore/10619/76250


Book fair at IIUI on March 30  

A "Dawah Book Fair" organised by the Dawah Academy of the International Islamic University, Islamabad will kick-off on March 30 at the Faisal Mosque campus of the university.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-03-29/lahore/10633/76243


No one can compete against an educated nation: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said no one can compete against an educated nation and imparting education to youth was the dream of Benazir Bhutto.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104106714&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170329


Applications for Chairman Education Boards

Since the retirement of Dr Muhammed Zareef, there are 5 vacant positions for chairmen boards.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104106310&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170329 


Student awarded

Student of Grammar Public School, Raja Azaan Jahangir was given a gold medal for achieving A+ grade in his SSC examinations.  

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-03-29/page-2/detail-35





Teachers stage sit-in outside PA

A large number of schoolteachers Tuesday staged a sit-in outside the Punjab Assembly, criticising the Punjab government for handing over public schools to Daanish Schools Authority and other issues faced by them.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/195191-Teachers-stage-sit-in-outside-PA


Student awarded

Student of FG Boys Public School received first position in middle standard scholarship examination.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-03-29/page-2




‘Avoid power shutdown during exams’

 Provincial Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has asked K-Electric, HESCO and Sukkur Electric Supply Company to avoid power shutdown during examinations of secondary classes across the province so that the students may do their papers in comfort.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-03-29/lahore/10618/76219

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/195181-Minister-orders-uninterrupted-power-supply-to-exam-centres

Complete Story: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1368020/load-shedding-forces-bsek-write-another-letter-cm-k-e/

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201703/29/page17.php

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/289981-todays-print

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/289922-todays-print

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/289835-todays-print

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_KHI&Page=Metropolitan_Page009&Date=20170329&Pageno=9&View=1

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_KHI&Page=Metropolitan_Page009&Date=20170329&Pageno=9&View=1

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_KHI&Page=Metropolitan_Page009&Date=20170329&Pageno=9&View=1


Sindh in grip of cheaters, 192 students held using unfair means in SSC exams

The vigilance teams of Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Larkana on Tuesday caught 192 students red handed while using unfair means (copying) in the examinations of Secondary School Certificate Part-I and Part –II.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201703/29/page03.php

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/289878-todays-print

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/289877-todays-print

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104105774&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170329


Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah takes notice of paper leak in Sukker

Taking notice of an exam paper of the Sukkur education board being leaked, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday warned that whoever was responsible for the leak "will be sent home". "There is no room for forgiveness in this matter," Shah said after a paper of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Sukkur's class nine was leaked.

Complete Story: http://www.suchtv.pk/pakistan/sindh/item/51452-sindh-cm-murad-ali-shah-takes-notice-of-paper-leak-in-sukker.html

Complete Story: http://pakistan.timesofnews.com/sindh-cm-murad-ali-shah-takes-notice-of-paper-leak-in-sukker.html

Complete Story: https://www.dawn.com/news/1323348/sindh-cm-takes-notice-of-paper-leak-in-sukker

Complete Story: http://dunyanews.tv/en/Pakistan/381106-Rampant-cheating-during-SSC-exams-exposes-Sindhs- 

Several schools in Sindh yet to be given books

New academic session will start from 1st April and students are yet to be given textbooks.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/289872-todays-print


120 USAID-funded schools not yet established in Sindh

 Sindh Basic Education Program (SBEP) is a USAID-funded project which is being implemented by the Government of Sindh's Education and Literacy Department in the province of Sindh. This program is worth $165 million out of which $10 million were to be contributed by Sindh government.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-03-29/lahore/10620/76270


SSC exams begin at 79 centres in city

Secondary School Certificate examinations being held under the Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) got under way at some 79 examination centres throughout the city on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=29_03_2017_117_001


5 teachers expelled over changing marks

Professors of Government Islamia Science College, Government College of Commerce and Economics and others have been expelled.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104106330&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170329  


New Secretary College Education

Pervez Seehar has been appointed new Secretary College Education and he will take charge of his position on 29th March.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/289875-todays-print


Matric examinations (General and Private) start from today

Annual examinations for class 9th and 10th started today on time.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/289873-todays-print



Formula for good performance in Government schools


Letters to the Editor

Schools without toilets


Examination centres


Cheating in matriculation exams in K-P


Universal education


Education problem


Traffic problem of students